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GuideOne Imagineve!

Join us for Downtown Des Moines' (DSM) biggest New Year's Eve party for kids at GuideOne ImaginEve! at Hy-Vee Hall! GuideOne ImaginEve! is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

This FREE family event features inflatable bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses, carnival games with prizes, costumed characters, special toddler and tween zones, music and dancing. Families will love the countdown to the New Year with a confetti drop and a spectacular firework show!

 The 2017 event includes:

  • Visits from Belle, Snow White, Polynesian Princess and superheroes from the Iowa League of Heroes
  • Confetti countdown at 8 p.m.
  • Fireworks at 8:15 p.m.
  • Carnival games with prizes
  • Inflatable slides, obstacle courses and bounce houses
  • Toddler Zone with inflatables for kids under 5
  • Tween Zone featuring activities for kids 10 and up
  • Face painters
  • Live demonstrations from local dance groups and martial arts studios
  • Free admission to Iowa Hall of Pride


Dec. 31, 2017

Open to the public from 4 - 8 p.m.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

All inflatables professionally managed by Midwest Inflatables.

Please note: The skywalks connecting to the Iowa Events Center will be closed due to construction. Find more information here.

Event Parking

Free event parking is available in the surface lot at Fifth Street and Crocker Street and in the Park and Ride Garage at Seventh Street and Crocker Street. Metered parking is available on surrounding streets and is free all day. For more information on Downtown DSM parking, click here.

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